Trailhead Details

Desolation Trailhead in Mill Creek Canyon

Desolation Trailhead

Trailhead Elevation: 5750 ft
Trailhead Outhouse: Yes
Distance from Fee Station: 2.5 miles
Area: Mill Creek Canyon
Area Location: East on 3800 S in Salt Lake County
Area Fee: $3
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Notes: Thayne Canyon is three miles up Mill Creek Canyon, directly south of Church Fork. The Thayne Canyon and Desolation Trails both start here. They divide after a hundred yards. For Desolation, go west (right).


 Destinations reached from Desolation Trailhead
Trail Time
(roundtrip)
Distance
(roundtrip)
Elevation
Change
Trail
Aspect
 Desolation Trail from Desolation TH via Desolation Lake   13.0 to 22.0 hrs   28.6 miles   8050 feet   All Directions 
 Salt Lake Overlook from Desolation TH   2.5 to 4.0 hrs   4.8 miles   1215 feet   North 


Location and Maps
 Latitude: 40.697483    Longitude: -111.740057 

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